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The Best Kirsten Dunst Movies 

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List of the best Kirsten Dunst movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Kirsten Dunst's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Kirsten Dunst movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Kirsten Dunst movies will be at the top of the list. Kirsten Dunst has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Kirsten Dunst movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Kirsten Dunst films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Kirsten Dunst role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Kirsten Dunst performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List is made up of many different films, including Fifteen and Pregnant and Elizabethtown.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Kirsten Dunst movies?" and "What are the greatest Kirsten Dunst roles of all time?"

Kirsten Dunst has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Brian De Palma and Woody Allen. If you're a fan of Kirsten Dunst, then check out our lists of the best Jessica Chastain and Drew Barrymore movies as well.

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Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst

Released: 2002

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Spider-Man is a 2002 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics character. When bitten by a genetically modified spider, Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire), a nerdy, ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Gabrielle Union

Released: 2000

Directed by: Peyton Reed

Bring It On is a 2000 American teen comedy film that was directed by Peyton Reed and written by Jessica Bendinger. It was followed by four direct-to-video sequels, none of which contain any of ...more

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Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst

Released: 1994

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles is a 1994 American romantic horror film directed by Neil Jordan, based on the 1976 novel Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice, and starring ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito

Released: 1999

Directed by: Sofia Coppola

The film is a 1999 American drama written and directed by Sofia Coppola, produced by her father Francis Ford Coppola, starring James Woods, Kathleen Turner, Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, and A. ...more

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Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco

Released: 2004

Directed by: Sam Raimi

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Kirsten Dunst, Tom Hardy, Rose Byrne

Released: 2006

Directed by: Sofia Coppola

Marie Antoinette is a 2006 historical drama film, written and directed by Sofia Coppola. It is based on the life of the Queen in the years leading up to the French Revolution. It won the Academy ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland, John Hurt

Released: 2011

Directed by: Lars von Trier

Melancholia is a 2011 Danish art film written and directed by Lars von Trier, starring Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alexander Skarsgård, Cameron Spurr, and Kiefer Sutherland. The ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams, Patricia Clarkson

Released: 1995

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Jumanji is a 1995 American fantasy adventure film directed by Joe Johnston. It is an adaptation of the 1981 children's book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg. The film was directed by Joe ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Taryn Manning, Jay Hernandez

Released: 2001

Directed by: John Stockwell

Crazy/Beautiful is a 2001 romantic drama film starring Kirsten Dunst and Jay Hernandez. It is largely set at Palisades Charter High School and the surrounding area, including Downtown Los ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Christian Bale, Claire Danes

Released: 1994

Directed by: Gillian Armstrong

Little Women is a 1994 American drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong. The screenplay by Robin Swicord is based on the Louisa May Alcott novel of the same name. It is the fifth feature film ...more

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Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

Released: 2004

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 American romantic science-fiction comedy-drama film about an estranged couple who have each other erased from their memories, written by Charlie ...more

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Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco

Released: 2007

Directed by: Sam Raimi

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Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Released: 2003

Directed by: Mike Newell

Mona Lisa Smile is a 2003 drama film produced by Revolution Studios and Columbia Pictures in association with Red Om Films Productions, directed by Mike Newell, written by Lawrence Konner and ...more

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Amy Adams, Kirsten Dunst, Kirstie Alley

Released: 1999

Directed by: Michael Patrick Jann

This film is a 1999 American black comedy film directed by Michael Patrick Jann and starring Kirstie Alley, Ellen Barkin, Kirsten Dunst, Allison Janney, Denise Richards, Brittany Murphy, and Amy ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, James McAvoy, Paul Bettany

Released: 2004

Directed by: Richard Loncraine

Wimbledon is a 2004 romantic comedy film directed by Richard Loncraine. The film centers on a washed-up tennis pro named Peter Colt and an up-and-coming tennis star named Lizzie Bradbury during ...more
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Kirsten Dunst, Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds

Released: 1999

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Dick is a 1999 American comedy film directed by Andrew Fleming from a script he wrote with Sheryl Longin. It is a parody retelling the events of the Watergate scandal which ended the presidency ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Meg Ryan, Kelsey Grammer

Released: 1997

Directed by: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, Susan Beak, Geoff Beak

Anastasia is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy drama film produced by Fox Animation Studios and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Directed by former Disney animation directors Don Bluth ...more

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Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kirsten Dunst, Christina Ricci

Released: 1998

Directed by: Joe Dante

Small Soldiers is a 1998 American science fiction action film directed by Joe Dante. The film revolves around two adolescents, who get caught in the middle of a battle between two factions of ...more

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Jessica Biel, Kirsten Dunst, Alec Baldwin

Released: 2005

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Elizabethtown is a 2005 American romantic tragicomedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe starring Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst. Alec Baldwin has a small role as a CEO of an ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Ryan Gosling, Kristen Wiig

Released: 2010

Directed by: Andrew Jarecki

All Good Things is a 2010 drama mystery romance thriller film written by Marcus Hinchey and Marc Smerling and directed by Andrew Jarecki.

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Mila Kunis, Kirsten Dunst, Zoe Saldana

Released: 2001

Directed by: Tommy O'Haver

Get Over It is a 2001 American teen comedy loosely based on William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream about a high school senior who desperately tries to win back his ex-girlfriend by ...more

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Bachelorette Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan

Released: 2012

Directed by: Leslye Headland

Bachelorette is a 2012 American comedy film written and directed by Leslye Headland, adapted from her play of the same name. It stars Kirsten Dunst, Lizzy Caplan and Isla Fisher as three ...more
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Kirsten Dunst, Jennifer Tilly, Eddie Izzard

Released: 2002

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

The Cat's Meow is a 2001 period drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, and starring Kirsten Dunst, Eddie Izzard, Edward Herrmann, Cary Elwes, Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Tilly. The screenplay ...more
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Kirsten Dunst, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman

Released: 1997

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Wag the Dog is a 1997 black comedy film produced and directed by Barry Levinson. The screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet was loosely adapted from Larry Beinhart's novel American Hero. ...more

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Megan Fox, Kirsten Dunst, Jeff Bridges

Released: 2008

Directed by: Robert B. Weide

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People is a 2008 British comedy film based upon Toby Young's 2001 memoir of the same name. The film follows a similar storyline, about his five-year struggle ...more